Kinetics



[ki-net-iks, kahy-] /kɪˈnɛt ɪks, kaɪ-/

noun, (used with a singular verb) Physics.
1.
the branch of mechanics that deals with the actions of forces in producing or changing the motion of masses.
/kɪˈnɛtɪks; kaɪ-/
noun (functioning as sing)
1.
another name for dynamics (sense 2)
2.
the branch of mechanics, including both dynamics and kinematics, concerned with the study of bodies in motion
3.
the branch of dynamics that excludes the study of bodies at rest
4.
the branch of chemistry concerned with the rates of chemical reactions
n.

1864, from kinetic; see -ics.

kinetics ki·net·ics (kə-nět’ĭks, kī-)
n.

kinetics
(kə-nět’ĭks)
See dynamics.

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